11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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11 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly:  8​h
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Brussels

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): stop by Your Piece Of Finland. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then see Santa Claus Office, then get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, and finally snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi online tour itinerary maker .

Brussels, Belgium to Rovaniemi is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Brussels to Rovaniemi, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In December, Rovaniemi is much colder than Brussels - with highs of -6°C and lows of -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Theme Parks, #Outdoors, #Tours
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

2
nights
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
On the 26th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Snow Village, explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, then make a trip to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Huippupolku, Peak Trail in Levi. Here are some ideas for day two: ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Levi trip planner .

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to -6°C, and evening lows to -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Turku.

Things to do in Levi

#Adventure, #Winter Sports, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Snow Village
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi
Snow Village ©
Snow Village

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 28th (Fri), browse the collection at Turku City Library, contemplate the long history of Turku Cathedral, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then learn more about the world around you at Turku Biological Museum, and finally enjoy some diversion at Moomin World. On your second day here, enjoy some diversion at Adventure Park, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, then delve into the distant past at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Turku holiday planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Levi to Turku in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Levi in December, with highs in Turku at 1°C and lows at -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Fun & Games

Side Trip

Moomin World
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library

4
nights
Helsinki

Helsinki ©
Finland's largest and most populated metropolis, the maritime town of Helsinki boasts varied architecture, a lively cafe culture, and plethora of picturesque natural delights.
Pack the 31st (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, and make a trip to Senate Square.

For ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip planner .

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In December, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Historic Sites, #Theme Parks, #Museums
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Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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